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Archives: February 26, 2010

Explain this to me: suicide bombers currently engaged in firefight against police

Schumer Says China’s Weak Yuan Should Prompt U.S. Trade Duties

Assets of Window Media, Once Largest Gay Newspaper Chain, Sell for $27,200

A very interesting unintentional consequence if Utah gets a 4th congressional seat.

Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi appeal rejected (BBC)

Ben Stein owes half of America (at least) an apology

Ben Stein owes half of America (at least) an apology

Prosecuting Bush for War Crimes

The Senate passed HCR with 60 votes. The House has passed a

Apparently, people are filing indecency complaints w/FCC against Fox News...

Hey guys. While you were messin' around with health care.....

Letter Opposes Transgender Ordinance

4,525 Lobbyists ~ 8 for Each Member of Congress ~ Influenced Health Reform in 2009

Some choice HCR summit quotes

Religious Exemption to Mandatory Insurance

Oh my It's Marsha Blackburn on Morning JoeScum

VA to Investigate Gulf War Illnesses

Maryland inmate leaves prison by impersonating cellmate

Up Or Down. - So What Are You Going To Do? - 25 Feb 10

Weird Weather: Rain in Maine, Snow in Pennsylvania

Weird Weather: Rain in Maine, Snow in Pennsylvania

Toon: The 45,000 Zombie March..

Anthony Weiner Coming Up On Morning Schmuck!

Another Wuerker Gem!

I loves me some Canadians, Total Class; Hockey Fans chant U.S.A.

So, Mandatory Insurance and Malpractice Limits?

Daily Mail on US "Betrayal" over Falklands, speculates

Daily Mail on US "Betrayal" over Falklands, speculates

Truthiness is killing the left

Ben Sargent TOON- "Inside the GOP Club"

Hmm, Joe Scab says the American people want the PO and Medicare buy-in, but

In the year 2009, while families suffered, the Parasitic Health Sadists known as Big Insurers had

Disaster Relief -- South Dakota

What happened to the rofl smilely?

US Done Strikes in Pakistan of Limited Value

Reports: Gov. Paterson Will End Campaign

(Star) Bulletin owner to buy Honolulu Advertiser

Obama Pick for Budget Commission Is a Very Ominous Sign; A Social Security-Medicare Slasher

Obama Pick for Budget Commission Is a Very Ominous Sign; A Social Security-Medicare Slasher

Setting the Record Straight since the Media will not.(The Summit)

House Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits

allowing unrestricted competition across state lines

When Will A Health Care Bill Be Signed?

Time to join the Tea..,, the Coffee Party!!

Paterson will not run .

You know where I think the mistake was made when the Europeans came here and

LOL-McCain Canceled Fundraiser With Health Care Lobbyists-So He Could Attend Health Care Summit!

I've got the President's back...

When Republicans require Loyalty Oaths, do they actually believe Republicans

California judge orders back pay for furloughed workers

Sign Dick Durbin's petition to reform the filibuster

Ha Ha Ha, Ho Ho Ho, He He, snort...

CSPAN Live Link to Senate Discussion on Unemployment Extensions

Here is how subtle yet profound climate change can be

Just saw - MTP Sunday - full show with McCain. Why? Why? the horror!

HCR Reconciliation Thread (minor updates)

I think Dick Durbin has hit upon something......

Bloomberg: WH may BAN Foreclosures Without HAMP Review via Exec. Order

Bloomberg: WH may BAN Foreclosures Without HAMP Review via Exec. Order

Senator Bunning, seriously go to hell.

Friday TOON Roundup part 5

Subcommittee C, to plan the implementation of the consideration of the policy...

AIG May Need More Government Money

Friday TOON Roundup part 2

Friday TOON Roundup part 3

mea culpa ... it was Matt Taibbi who said it.

Breaking News: Giant Iceberg.

Chicago Manufacturing Activity Expands At Faster Pace In February

The party of mean

Could You Have Imagined Bush Holding ANY Kind of Summit With Democrats?

Friday TOON Roundup part 4

Jim Bunning (R-KY) Blocks Unemployment Benefits Extension, Tells Dem 'Tough Shit' on Senate Floor

An Open Letter to the United States Congress

Another HUGE storm to flatten NE US with high winds and snow.

Do GOP members know what "small government" means?

After (R) Rep. Resigns In Sex Scandal, Georgia County Elects GOPer Who Had AFFAIR With Mother-In-Law

HOLY COW! Dick Morris is getting REALLY FAT!

How can we help those who are caught up in this economic mess?

BREAKING NEWS: TV station reports possible gunman on loose at Oklahoma City Community College

"W" gets one right...

Double-Dip Recession Unlikely - World Bank Chief

Hotel rates have biggest drop since Depression

Republican Pre-Condition for Their Support

Link for Sen. Bunning remarks from yesterday - Can see any Senate or House remark from CSPAN site!

I work a half a day in each of 2 different schools. One school has never made AYP.

Md. inmate leaves prison by impersonating cellmate

Ben Stein on a president not named "Bush" treating people like 3rd graders and with condescension

"Mammoth iceberg could alter ocean circulation: study"

Are The Health Insurance Companies Pulling A Credit Card Tactic?......

Italian oil spill 'deliberate'

Oh Lovely. Another bullshit trend. "Become your own brand."

Biden Blasts Bunning's Blocking Benefits

Wait, what? The HCR bill STILL lets insurance companies charge women more?

A simple question about republicans

For 1st time, brothers guard Tomb of the Unknown

Hummer is toast part 2

'Living Wage' For Government Contractors:

Very clever technique to get laws passed with little opposition.

WTF?? Bush said this morning that he's glad Cheney is

Lighting up a fat one with grandma and grandad

Nebraska: ‘VERY good day’ Facebook posting has penitentiary guards in hot water

CBS Video: Sea World will not euthanize Tilikum, the killer whale

New Dinosaur Rears Its Head in Dinosaur National Monument

Palin: Health summit would have been better with beer

I'm the SYSADMIN, and I'm here pushing snow

Wall Street Weasels

Why wait another month for healt care insurance reform? Bring me one by the Ides of March!


Understanding our economic situation in a quick post

Does anyone have a link to Matthews clip..

Bunning to stop funding for unemployment checks, his remark: "Tough shit!"

Housing Recovery Is Looking A Lot Shakier Than Expected

"This is going to come as quite a shock to people up here that I can write a book, much less read on

"Let's get the f--k out of this country!"

You know where I think the Europeans went wrong when they came here and

Well, the mystery is over....we now know who Carly Simon was singing about in Youre So Vain

The GOP's "small government" tea party fraud

Rep. Steve King Sings The Praises Of Lobbyists On The House Floor: ‘Somebody Needs To Stand Up’

A Dear John (Boehner) letter...

J.D. Hayworth's dirty little secret.

Woolsey: ‘It’s not over’ for public option

USA vs Finland men's hockey quarter final coming right up.

On Fox News: Shep Smith Obliterates GOP Healthcare Talking Points ...

I'd love to see a busload or two of unemployed people land in Covington Kentucky

Just a thought., Could it be? tea baggers are being duped along with the Dems?

Berkeley fee protest turns rowdy

Return of the Confederacy

Surging Truck Imports from S. Korea and Lost U.S. Jobs, from FTA

Fixing independent programmers' no-win scenario (related to Joe Stack)

Congradulations N.Y.C.

Bigger Afghan Operation Yet to Come: Kandahar (City of 450,000)

Palin: Health Summit attendees "should have popped some tops off some Miller Genuine Drafts"

Aggressive parket ticketing and towing to close a city's deficit

Lynn Sweet/ChiSunTimes reporting Desiree Rogers stepping down next month

Was anyone here involved in the establishment of Camp Wellstone

IUE-CWA files charges against Whirlpool

dupe; updated in new OP

Utah Has Now Made Miscarriage A Criminal Offense

Venezuela's worst drought in decades has brought to the surface a submerged village

What are the chances of a Democrat winning Bunning's relinquished KY Senate seat?

Chris Hedges on ‘The Death and Life of American Journalism’

French Ad Shocks, but Will It Stop Young Smokers?


MSNBC's ED Schultz: Rip out Dick Cheney's heart ("'re a war criminal...")

Thank you, Vancouver, thank you Canada!

Does Boehner channel W.C. Fields?

Who's monitoring the radio blatherers today?

FAA orders ground stop at all airports due to computer failure

Ben Nelson: Good New, Bad News File

They COULD still merge the House and Senate bill in Conference

The Reconciliation Ball Moves Forward…

Share party resolutions to consider for the 2010 midterms here!

We need to stop this BS socialist democratic healthcare immediately

Major Corp. makes a 100% Progressive stand on Greenhouse Gases

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaah Michael Steele

Outrage grows over San Francisco Muni operators' pay

Outrage grows over San Francisco Muni operators' pay

I'm not calling Byrd or Rockefeller's Offices any more

Leahy Grills DOJ Official On Missing John Yoo Emails

Why haven't the House and Senate health care insurance Bills gone to Conference?

How much would you tip for this meal?

Poppy, Bar, Evil Dick & She-Hulk rally around Kay Bailey Hutchison

Leahy At OPR Hearing: 'Where Are Mr. Yoo's E-Mails?'

as a diversion from politics/HCR - Happy 78th B-day Johnny Cash

Freepers don't believe Haitians can convert to Christianity.

Totally snarky post regarding NE weather and the man that's missing

Test children before allowing them to start kindergarten

Dem Rep (Nadler) Sends Yoo And Bybee Materials To Bar Associations

Electronic Frontier Foundation weighs in on the renewal of the Patriot Act

Gatore Aid drop Woods as a sponsor.

Teabaggers think that "Teabagger" is an insulting term.



Habitat for Humanity Core houses for Haiti

"Tillikum Won't Be Punished"

"The Power of Local"

Breaking: IUE-CWA Files Charges Against Whirlpool

Quick: which nation builds the most wind turbines?

"The Value of Nothing"

CNN rejected my simple "YES" comment for passing health care. I responded

Large Union Caravan & Rally Supports Locked-Out ILWU Mining Workers in California

Is Bushco's Iraq War the crime of the century?

Bunning: My Obstruction Of Unemployment Extension Made Me Miss My Basketball Game

Dumbass Congressional Act: Charge visitors $10 to explain US travel restrictions on visitors ...

Dumbass Congressional Act: Charge visitors $10 to explain US travel restrictions on visitors ...

A counter to Meg Whitman's campaign ads..

Anyone have a link to the Obama/McCain Summit "discussion"?

A Republican I could agree with

Oh we are cynical, oh we are hopeful, By Mark Morford

Internet privacy - what's on your clipboard right now?

Why Conservatives Will Miss ACORN

A law we can all get behind!

A law we can all get behind!

A law we can all get behind!

Can anybody explain "forcing a vote"? I'm watching Cafferty.

Have you seen a Geithner dollar?

Leahy Calls For Justice Department Investigation Into Missing John Yoo Emails

Gibbs is saying that he thinks Obama will have an announcement next week

Is Medicare being cut off starting Monday? MS radio guest says so

How does "Reconciliation" Work, and do we have the votes to do it?

NBC "News" (Williams) screaming "Democrats in Disarray" w/pictures of Paterson,

Understanding John Boehner’s Lack of Understanding

Mad about Citizens United? Yeah, it’s Bad, but We Can Do Something

Living Wage' Could Be Factor in Govt Contracts

If the Repubs are blocking health care reform with all their antics because

Tech firm gives Roger Ebert his own voice

Tech firm gives Roger Ebert his own voice

The Republican "Just Say No" tactics wouldn't bother me a bit

I really hate Chase

Whitman no rookie at playing hardball

Live eagle cam - we have hatchlings

Liberty University: Sleazy? Illegal?

CBS Behind Slew of Anti-Choice Billboards in Georgia

What the fuck is controversial about Reconciliation

If you don't see a stake in the heart of evil you don't know for sure its dead. A Poll

Breaking: Bomb threat called in to Bunnings Hazard office

I find myself drawn to a place I have never been.. Detroit.

I find myself drawn to a place I have never been.. Detroit.

Berkeley Protest (some archives material as well)

No Keith tonight....

Some mutually incompatible things I want.

Redstate Update on the Health Summit

The New Phase for Sibel Edmonds’ Boiling Frogs Post

Grant to tackle sleeping sickness

Pentagon to Allow Military Broad Access to Social-Media Sites, Reversing 3-Year-Old Directive

Tonight on Bill Moyers' Journal: The Prop 8 Battle

My email to Senator Bunning....

Seven Years to 1,000 Posts

Heads up: Bill Maher Show at 10 pm and 11 pm EST ----HBO: Lineup:

Cenk Uygur: Take the Damn Vote

Lich McConnell exposes Rethug HC "reform" plan at summit.(PIC d/u)

I am currently unemployed and did not donate during the last drive; however,

I am currently unemployed and did not donate during the last drive; however,

Detroit Metro Times: Single-Payer-Minded

Lawrence O'Donnell is hosting for KO

Larry Summers, Obama's Chief Economic Advisor: Early Advocate of Reaganomics:

Larry Summers, Obama's Chief Economic Advisor: Early Advocate of Reaganomics:

Rachel Maddow for Mayor of San Francisco!

Reefer Madness in America

On how the US approaches education

Unending war, unnaffordable college, unemployment, low wages WILL drive away the youth vote.

A simple temp check poll on Health Care. Just checkin'...

Doctors' group: Obama plan leaves millions uninsured, boosts private insurers

Permafrost disappearing from northern Quebec; moves 130 km in 50 years

OK, why does Rachel Maddow sound like she's broadcasting from an empty tin can

Rachel is givin' 'em hell again....YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

PETA wants to stop little tigers from getting wood

I think only Obama has the standing to say "American People"

Plastic rubbish blights Atlantic Ocean

Is Wolf Blitzer a fucking idiot or is he just playing one?

Just one example of the exorbitant costs of health care

Road signs you'd like to see..... I have one or two.

Interesting school free speech case

Caption Mr no sex for 15 years, his girlfriend

Grandma has a calf

British Army Head Aims for Afghanistan Pullout in 5 Years

Justice Stevens is about to pass John Marshall in length of service

Santa Ana Baby Boomer Examiner: Silencing the single payer public option

Those about to lose their unemployment

Name your List of Dems who will effectively push through

Girl Scout cookie company Little Brownie Bakers recalls Lemon Chalet Cremes cookies

Legislation Would Make Illinois First in Nation to Mandate Submitting Evidence in Sexual Assault Cas

AIG posts $8.9 billion loss (AIG may need more government support)

Paul Krugman: What We Learned From the Health Care Summit

Is Ronald Reagan the Great Grand-Daddy of Reconciliation?

Is Ronald Reagan the Great Grand-Daddy of Reconciliation?

Tuned in about halfway through "The McLaughlin Group" this evening. They were discussing

Ohio's 'employment at will' laws allow tough stands against employees that smoke

The Missing Voices at the Healthcare Summit

Mother Jones: Texas' bizarre, racist, homophobic liquor laws

what's the BS about healthcare premium going up under HCR?

Timmeh Geithner's Folly AIG somehow manages to get worse.

Bush: "But I have to tell you I don’t feel guilty..."

James Inhofe Interview: Senate's Top Skeptic Explains His Climate Theory

Former Sea World Trainer blames Dead Trainer for her death

Former Sea World Trainer blames Dead Trainer for her death

7.3 Earthquake near Japan (Ryuku Islands)

OK, this may have passed some people by

Bernanke: the United States could soon face a debt crisis like the one in Greece

Bernanke: the United States could soon face a debt crisis like the one in Greece

Oops - wrong forum

Story update: Nate Elfrink, boy dying of cancer we sent cards to, has died

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

CNN - "Boehner imagines being Speaker" - So, Who Is Being Arrogant?

Why The Apology Canada?

Why The Apology Canada?

Breast-Groping MBI Agent Facing Scrutiny

Bwhahaha! Tinfoil hat time on Rachel?

News Corp. empire crumbling around MURDOCH

Two major news stories lost due to Health Care Reform:

Russians are embarrassed over Olympic losses

Hunt for the Codex Cardona (updated to include correct URL: hat tip to DUer guyton)

Desiree Rogers stepping down

Desiree Rogers stepping down

Friday TOON Roundup part 1

Michael Moore, We Need YOU to Investigate Education! Here's Why:

Here is a very simple reality about health insurance that nobody is discussing.


Protest idea: Signs in front of Bunning's office: "Keep your gov't hands off our stimulus money"

Health insurance hikes (over 75%!!!) stun small businesses

Classy Canadian crowd Chant "USA! USA!" after devastated team's loss.

Most Credible Climate Skeptic - Not So Credible

They don't feel -- or care about -- your pain

V.P. Cheney, “Go fuck yourself!” -- Rep. Wilson, “You lie!” -- Sen. Bunning, “Tough shit!" --

Newsweek pundit's lame defense of her comment that only foreigners can be terrorists

What if Olympic Athletes Just Represented Themselves, Not Their Nation?

What if Olympic Athletes Just Represented Themselves, Not Their Nation?

m$nbc..BIG breaking news...white house social secretary stepping down

Is "Coffee Party" the opposite of "Tea Party"?

Whirlpool: Mexican Workers Paid $70/Week Can't Buy Refrigerators

Weiner jokes: Boehner upset with tanning bed tax

Another good reason to switch to local banks/credit unions

John Cole: A Reminder To Those Who Forget What Many On The Right Really Are...

Sooooooo what do you guys think will happen with HCR??..

Got permanent loan modification offer under the president's plan - Got through trial period

Bunning may have officialy started the Depression realization.

My Honda 2002 SE has been recalled

Gingrich says Obama trying to “mug” America, pursuing “Hugo Chavez majoritarian rule”

MSNBC got pranked in fake interview

House Democrats in Disarray Over Anti-Torture Provision (More Caving From Weak Dems)

PTSD Among Contractors in the War Zone. Who’s Surprised?

Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck hit road together

Canuck Women's Hockey: A HUGE chance for women to get a piece of the dominant culture.

Contacting Alan Grayson.


Need help shopping... Blue companies?

DUers still keeping track of the Amerithrax/Ivins case, two quick notes.

It’s not just Lower Merion!: Bronx school watches unwitting students via Webcam

Today's EPIC Fail......

IOC to investigate Canadian women's hockey team for celebration

You Are Missed, Mr. Bill Hicks (12.16.61 – 2.26.94)

Japan Says It Will Ignore A Ban On Bluefin Tuna

Is the fix in? nt

Bullet found at suburban middle school; mother goes berzerk

Why no WPA style national jobs program?

YooHoo :waves: Hello-Oh ..... Hey! Over here! .......

Ron Wyden To Block Other Extensions Until Senate Extends UI And COBRA Benefits

Ron Wyden To Block Other Extensions Until Senate Extends UI And COBRA Benefits

GOP Rep: Blacks Worse Off Now Than Under Slavery (video)

Democrat: MD Gay Marriage Recognition A 'Bucket Of Warm Spit'

Teachers are seeing kids coming to school unequipped to write

Ron Wyden To Block Other Extensions Until Senate Extends UI And COBRA

Since we're going to give away more billions to AIG, may as well do the same for Fannie Mae

Should we clone Neanderthals?

Should we clone Neanderthals?

I've felt battered lately and full of anger over events.

Reid: Nearly 1.5 Million Will Be Unable To Watch Local TV Because Of Senate Inaction

What's a better HCR outcome for the insurance industry?

The Missing Voices at the Healthcare Summit - John Nichols

The Missing Voices at the Healthcare Summit - John Nichols

Friday LOL's - lots of pics

Friday LOL's - lots of pics

We dropped the Medicare Buy-In because we "only" had 59 votes w/o Liebermann...So WHY in hell are we

Newborn Found Naked on Top of Car in Edison, NJ

Joe Conason: Shut down Jim Bunning's "charitable" fraud

Which part of "killer" in the name killer whale don't people grasp?

Protesters take over UCSD chancellor's office (re: Compton Cookout)

Remember! Donations for Haiti relief made before 03/01/10 are deductible for 2009:

Deaths Rising for Lack of Insurance, Study Finds

Liberalism, atheism, male sexual exclusivity linked to IQ

So we liberals trust mothers to make decisions about the lives of their unborn children...

U. S. Honey Bee Deaths Increase Again

BuzzFlash's "Turn Off FOX Campaign" Penetrates the U.S. Military

L.A. woman held for throwing puppy into traffic

Another Math Frame: What Do You Get When You Add The Numbers "1945" And "65" ???

The Coffee Party

remember my local teabagger-the one I accused of inciting domestic terrorism?

Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) speaks for gay suicide prevention

And now for a lighter note...I guarantee you will enjoy this.

My 13 year old autistic son rode a bicycle today.

Is it wrong to deny life insurance to a reefer smoker?

I'm going to say it, Charlie Rangel should be removed from leadership roles

Interesting NBC reports on Generation X from the 1990's.

Johnny Weir makes official statement about homophobic Quebecois sportscasters

Hospital condemned for "horrific" care

Harlem charter school head emails show very special access to NY school chancellor

Why Did Democrats Adjourn??

Cancel your cable.

College Justice Falls Short For Rape Victim

Devastating Response to NYT's Hypocrisy in Refusing to Correct Inaccurate ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax Coverage

Miami Considers Ban on Feeding the Homeless Without Proper Training

General Motors Setting Up Non-Union Plants in Michigan

Please sign this petition supporting the teachers at Central Falls

If you are poor you get Medicaid. It's the middle class that gets shafted.

Irony alert: Which nation has an official church and which has separation of church and state?

Questions about No Greater Joy ministry grow - child 'training' manual linked to murder of 7 yr old

I am very upset with members of DU with good cause (mild rant)

Just have to wonder sometimes if any of us is doing anything worthwhile by posting here.

Just have to wonder sometimes if any of us is doing anything worthwhile by posting here.

****DUzy Awards for the week ending 2-26-10****

The shrinking world of investigative TV journalism - Do you remember Steve Wilson?

Ayn Rand's crush on a famous serial killer:

CHALLENGE TO DU: Best photo of extreme wealth and poverty in the same shot?

UCSD "Compton Cookout": And now they've found a noose in the library

Meg Whitman is running unopposed for Governor of the most populous US State. We. Must. Stop. Her.

Meg Whitman is running unopposed for Governor of the most populous US State. We. Must. Stop. Her.

The Rude Pundit-A Final Word on the Health Care Summit: President Obama Calmly Fucks the Republicans

Has Bob Costas always been like this?

This WINS the "So Bad It's Good" category NO CONTEST!!

excuse me while I let off a little steam

When does "Glee" come back? Did I miss it?

What happened to the rofl smilely?

A few thoughts regarding okra.


I was at "Job Camp" yesterday.

Who'd-a thought? TNT's Web site made me ROFL

Have you ever had to take two aspirin after a fight?

Video: Pogo stick + shovel = "kid hits the deck"

Cheese sandwiches are heavenly.

Former American Idol contestant out on $50K bail after trying to buy cologne with stolen credit card

Why aren't we MARCHING ON WASHINGTON with Pitchforks & torches about cheese sandwiches?

Fave cult film coming up on TCM: Seconds with Rock Hudson.

OK, I finally broke down and made one of those Demotivational posters:

I need to have my brain wiped.

OMG! Is Glen Beck Trying to Co-Opt Stevie Wonder? Blasphemy!!!

not really following the Olympics, but from reading Yahoo sports, outrage seems to be the most

Surely, there cannot be an UGLIER state license plate than this one:

These SI Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn pics are incredibly hot...

J.R. Cash, Born February 26, 1932

Move over cornflake chicken, it's time for cheese sandwiches!

Obama joke

I fell asleep about 10:45PM for my sleep test..

Anyone near or in Montreal, my cousin has an exhibit on display of her sculptures.

So, it appears that the subject of Carly Simon's "You're So Vain" is...

WaPo: "SeaWorld faces major public relations challenge" (article avoids slavery, narwhal issues)

Craving something sweet...

WTF, how come I have never heard of this singer before...

I'm going to Arizona in April

Cool Swiss House (not at all cheesy)

This music makes me so happy...

did you know that websites can see the contents of your clipboard?

Well, I've been a DU member for about 5 years now, and like all good things in life...

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/26/10

I think the Olympics are getting to me. Had a strange dream about them last night.

Thanks to TZ and jobycom

Wolfgang's Vault updates: Neil Young, Quicksilver, Hot Tuna, John Fogerty with The Grateful Dead...

Girl Scouts are the Devil.

Hotmail down?

Rock 'N Roll Is Straight From Hell

I heart Haggar.

The Breeders - Divine Hammer

I heart Hägar.


The Breeders - Cannonball

Sonic Youth - Kool Thing

I heart Sammy Hagar

Orca Song 2008 {youtube 5:10}

Weird dream. Try to guess how it turns out!

For those you wanting to get a jump on the weekend...

Green Beans or String Beans?

Breaking and entering Kitty, and kittens!

visually appealing ( or not disgusting) solution for recycling area

Petra Haden & the Sell Outs - Don't Stop Believin'

Women's curling gold-medal match starting now on CNBC

Question for Cat Owners...

Please sir, if you wouldn't mind sharing just one small portion of that fish.

Admiral Ackbar in the running for Ole Miss' new mascot

Did anybody else here spend their summers on Hampton Beach, NH

May 18th "Exile On Main Street" reissue..."regular," "deluxe," and "super deluxe" editions

Barenaked Ladies album "Stunt" is on, after a day of compulsively listening to REM

Anyone here have stepkids about the same age as themself? Tell me about it...

Thanks sis and boobs....not smoking for a year and a half lowered my cholesterol

"You Insulted Him A Little Bit. You Got A Little Out of Order Yourself."

I got some good Hash today!!

I think I'm going to be offered a job next week. I'm scared stiff.

Sometimes he'll turn up a CD she left by accident in his car, and he will miss her...

Week of big news for me: I got engaged and received my first accpetance to grad school.

I could use some advice here from DU'ers.

Is there anything more disgusting than the "Image awards"

You won't look at marshmallow peeps the same way ever again.

I'm havng a lot of fun at "Totally Looks"

Apple Bans Some Apps for Sex-Tinged Content

Stephen Malkmus - Jo Jo's Jacket

Dilemma: What to get at a pizza place if the sauce doesn't agree with me?

Worse than FAIL.

Do you ever feel odd when drinking a beer while Celebrity Rehab is on?

movies: Digital vs XD

Kinda Glum: My Dog got into a fight at the dog park this afternoon

Who sings 'Femme Fatale' better?

I was just told the gap in my employment is an issue

For anyone who has struggled with weight...

Well, the mystery is over....we now know who Carly Simon was singing about in Youre So Vain

i remembered to get eggs, coffee, a little thing of milk, some cheese

I have just learned of a new product I would like an explanation for

I heart Hagar the Horrible

I have a $50 gift card from Barnes & Noble. I need suggestions on what book to get.

The Pixies - Alec Eiffel

Pizzacone! For numbfucks too intellectually and/or emotionally challenged to eat a normal slice.

Know what animal Killer Whales are related to?

Top Gear - the home game

Why doesn't any one rave about "Deckard is a replicant" anymore?

I'm shopping for a digital camera and need some advice.

Favorite obscure Dylan songs?

Lol. Canadian women's hockey team celebrates victory -- w/ booze & stogies on the ice

Does anyone else think that new movie "Cop Out" looks terribly derivitive and unoriginal?

Name a movie sequel you'd LIKE to see

Check out the music of Omar Sosa on my blog

It's fresh mozzerella, tomato, garlic, and basil pizza for us, what is dinner for you?

Do you Fold your Pizza in half?

Did you know there is Lawrence Welk FanFic?

Velvet Underground 1969 - Live - your thoughts?

In Honor of "no cussing week" I just want to say....

Road signs you'd like to see..... I have one or two.

Excellent Myers-Briggs test cut down to 32 questions

Any loud talkers here?

Don't Come Around Here No More

Beer-drinking, smoking chimp sent to rehab

Behold, the mighty U.S.S. Shut-Up Wesley!

Canada vs US in Hockey Gold

Was anyone here a deadhead?

Grandma has a calf

Do you "save" ladybugs?

'most unfortunate names' list

Name three things that go well together.

Tell me a joke! I need a laugh!

Was I the only one who understood we were in a holding pattern for the last month?

More fun from Ron Fornier's AP: Obama, GOP clash at summit: 'We have a better idea'

The GOP go on and on about the health care bill being 2,000 plus pages...

AP "analyst" invents facts: "a health care plan that a majority of voters don't favor."

Phoenix mayor will not run for Congress

Arkansas Senate president says he won't challenge Lincoln in Democratic primary

Bennet wins SEIU endorsement

Georgia Senate: Isakson 49%, Generic Democrat 36%

Bennett draws fourth challenger (UT)

Biden to announce retirement savings safeguards

The masters make the rules...

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Waxman: Obama's summit performance has made reconciliation easier

"Top House chairman signals House will act first on healthcare."

One reason our elected leaders sometimes seem to not "get it"

Do you realize that the Rs think Walmart is socialist now?

With Or Without You

one guy got it right about the summit--Jon Stewart.

I have a renewed sense of optimism about healthcare. The President doesn't give up.

Akio Toyoda visits Kentucky

Letter from TAKE ACTION!

Clinton Urges Lawmakers To Approve USD 3.2 Bn Pakistan Aid

Obama names labor leader to fiscal commission

Any polls yet on yesterday's health care summit?

GOP Senate race grows heated over Israel

Who the heck is this hosting Big Ed's show

Joyce Murtha backs aide's House bid

Special election for Abercrombie's seat set for May 22

Halcro unsure of race against Don Young

Elon Poll: 51 percent would like to see Burr replaced

Obama Feeds Health Reform To GOP

I believe the President brought up that HSA benefit mostly those in upper income.

Sarah Falin wanted us to watch hockey instead of the Health Care Summit

Quote of the Day: Rep. Louise Slaughter

Krugman: So what did we learn from the summit?

Last week, the President "weak, needs to take command"-but yesterday he was "arrogant, patronizing"

Professor Obama schools lawmakers on health-care reform

Chuck TOdd: They don't have the votes to pass a public option

Obama's popularity rising in S.C.?

Gov. Paterson drops out of NY Governor's race!

Joe Conason: Propaganda meets professor at the health summit

Matalin's Mendacity

I've Decided to Cut My Republican Friends Some Slack

Madigan plan to abolish lieutenant governor office advances

Republicans were quite happy to waste billions on outdated fighter planes yet for healthcare = zero

Hey Media! We don't really give a fig about the Social Secretary; who's In, who's Out....

Gregg: Reconciliation Is The Rule Of The Senate TAKE ACTION

Health Reform and Reconciliation: The Budget Says Go For It

Call Barbara Lee and tell her to STOP THE INSANITY AND PASS THE JOBS BILL !

Obama signed an executive order to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Hardball: Representative Elijah Cummins (D) MD

Hardball: Tweety "He's back... He's got a book coming out in November.

With reconciliation do you think we could get public option withour the corporate democrats?

Does anyone know if there is a video central "clearing house" for right wing videos?

Economy in U.S. Expanded at 5.9 Percent Pace in Fourth Quarter, Better Than Predicted

"rammed down our throats"

Hardball: Tweety determined that the Democrats had 4 more minutes than the Republicans.

Liz Cheney’s Group Uses 1993 WTC Bombing Anniversary To Attack Obama

Now from Obama I need to hear: I did my best, and it's time for reconciliation.

Kerry, Snowe Fight to End Mental Health Discrimination in Medicare

Any polling on the health care summit

Health Care Summit: The Word Cloud Versions

Obama plan to use government contracts to increase wages help middle class

Things are getting better

Tell me the DNC will flood Kentucky w/ Bunning on the Senate Floor today

Republicans want to start over.

Gibbs: Obama to soon announce 'path forward' for health reform next week

"And then George Washington held out his hand like this...."

What if Obama had tried to move the corporatist Dems on health care as hard as he has the GOP?

Justice Dept. To Launch Indigent Defense Program

Please unfreep this CBS poll on Obama!!!

Hell has frozen over. Pigs are flying. Brooks and Shields agree it will be Reconciliation.

Rachel stole "Conservative Idiots"

Photos: Reach Back and Pull (The Obama Presidency, 2/25-26/10)

Arrogant is code for uppity ______.

Palin: Obama Was ‘Arrogant’ to Criticize McCain

From a Baseball Star to a SENILE old fart

"Durbin Launches Online Petition To Reform The Filibuster"

This "not what Americans want" business from Republicans:

What happened to Al Queda in Afghanistan? Why are we fighting the Taliban?

Obama aides to meet with atheists on White House grounds

The Obama I saw today is the guy I thought I was voting for.

The Prudent Person Standard. As if "pre-existing condition" wasn't bad enough. Wow...

sane former gop senator dave durenberger shoots down GOP summit performance on NPR

Will this HCR reduce health care costs for most Americans?

How does the Federal Employees Benefit coverage really work? Do the taxpayers really pay for

The arrogance of Barack Obama

Cenk Uygur: Take the Damn Vote (on the public option).

The President is arrogant for parking in his own parking space

No Need To Pass Health Care Through Reconciliation

Wanted: surgeon to remove the media from McCain's ass

Has NBC's Brian Williams corrected last night's $900 'Trillion' health care cost mistake yet?

Lawrence O'Donnell is the most negative anchor on MSNBC re: HCR I've seen yet.

Sylvestre Reyes Inserts Anti-Torture Provision Into Intelligence Funding Bill.

Rising jobless claims reflect weakening recovery

Many Dead in Suicide Attack on Kabul Guesthouses

At least three police officers shot in Fresno confrontation

'No extradition' for Taliban chiefs held in Pakistan

India to review economy stimulus

Obama May Prohibit Home-Loan Foreclosures Without HAMP Review

(Star) Bulletin owner to buy Honolulu Advertiser

South Africa reports seizing banned North Korea weapons

Greece Delays Bond Sale Amid New Turmoil

Gaddafi calls for jihad against Switzerland

Md. inmate leaves prison by impersonating cellmate

US Closes Consulate After Mexico Border Gun Fights

HRW slams Obama's rights records

Nelson (D-Ne) 'open' to special rules (reconciliation to pass a health care package)

Two huge icebergs let loose off Antarctica's coast

Paterson to Drop Out of Governor Race

The Coffee Party

Army tries to halt retired general's work as KBR expert

Dugard, family file claims against Calif officials

Whitman no rookie at playing hardball

CIA Director meets with Colombian president

Biden to Announce Retirement Savings Safeguards

APNewsBreak: VA to reopen Gulf War vets' files

France's Belated Mea Culpa on Rwanda

U.S. to launch operation in Kandahar city

Berlusconi wants acquittal in corruption trial

Tech firm gives Roger Ebert his own voice

Thai Supreme Court to rule on seizure of former PM Taksin's tainted millions

Colombian judges deny Alvaro Uribe third term poll

Violent French husbands 'may be tagged'

Deaths Rising for Lack of Insurance, Study Finds

Democrats back down on controversial interrogation proposal

Gatorade drops Tiger Woods

Colombian judges deny Alvaro Uribe third term poll

Liberalism, atheism, male sexual exclusivity linked to IQ

Nevada bank closes, total hits 21 for 2010 (WA bank-#22)

Rainier Pacific Bank closed by regulators

Housing Recovery Is Looking A Lot Shakier Than Expected

Deer Creek Victim Says He Dreamed About School Shooting

Oklahoma City Community College: Reports of Gunman on OCCC Campus

Health insurance hikes stun small businesses

Russia Fumes At US Missile Defense Plan

Judge says she'll approve SC gov's (Sanford) divorce

Alvin Robertson Sex Trafficking Charges: Ex-All Star Wanted

Iraq to Rehire 20,000 Hussein-Era Army Officers

Crist: Independent run 'not going to happen'

Obama announces 'way forward' in health care next week

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake rocks Okinawa islands in southern Japan

Guatemala digs up graves in search for disappeared

Bunning holds floor: 'Tough s--t'

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday February 26

Icesave repayment talks collapse

Biden goes after Bunning; VP 'disappointed' by filibuster

Nevada bank closes, total hits 21 for 2010 (WA bank-#22)

UN to weigh lifting Saddam-era sanctions on Iraq

US offensive in bid to sell F-18 jets to Brazil

Obama calls Cheney to wish him speedy recovery

Report says oil supplies in Fla. waters negligible

Special Ed teacher shot, killed at Tacoma school

Ethics panel clears 7 on earmarks

Ex-U.S. ally Chalabi, now closer to Iran, on the rise in Iraq

White House social secretary Rogers resigning

Lawmaker: Toyota withheld crash lawsuit evidence

House approves intel bill after removing provision penalizing cruel interrogations

AP sources: NY Gov. Paterson won't seek new term

Strong earthquake strikes off Japan (Tsunami warning issued)

Torture ruling passages critical of MI5 must be restored (Binyam Mohamed case)

US House would aid Argentine human rights trials by revealing dictatorship-era spy files

At Bush-Cheney Alumni Reunion, Bush Says Jimmy Carter’s Criticisms Made His Life ‘Miserable’

Jobless benefits start ending on Sunday

(John) Sweeney pleads guilty to downgraded DWI charge, faces 30 days

'Living wage' could be factor in govt contracts

Fannie to U.S.: We need another $15.3 billion

Thousands of Zelaya supporters renew protests in Honduras

Dem Rep (Nadler) Sends Yoo And Bybee Materials To Bar Associations For Potential Discipline

Leahy: Bush Era Memos Justified Torture

Marine Corps Commandant: Don't Change 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Frist says Senate Republicans using filibuster too much

Village idiot cult racists, Rachel Maddow reports on zars and cult racisim

Ukraine President's inauguration

Nancy Skinner on Fox Business talking Obama dining with Bank CEOs

Out of touch Rep. Kline R-MN: Doesn't hear of complaints about insurance. Feel free to send all over

Nancy Skinner on Fox Business Talking Toyota recalls and gas prices

The Indelible Stamp of our Lowly Origin

Papantonio - CPAC: O'Keefe is Our Hero

Ron Paul's son in Senate primary debate(crazy)

The USA Took My Freedom Away

Instant Runoff Voting in San Francisco - What's the big deal?

Senator Donald McEachin at Virginia Organizing Project Health Care Rally

O'Reilly says 'Palin needs to go to College', HuffPo reports it, then Bill tries to dig out of hole

Filming Of Congressional Reality Show Disrupts Committee Meeting

Specter/Sestak: Question 6- Do You Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform?

[The Real News] 'Death and life of American journalism' - Pt. 1

Andrew Koenig: A Progressive Remembered By TYT

UCSD STUDENTS: Occupying Chancellor's complex

Health Care Summit ala RSU

Weir Speaks Out Against 'Offensive' Comments

Protest at UCSD: Chancellor Fox

@23:30 MaxKeiser talks about the next huge bubble to burst; CantorExchange-Film Futures

Dick Durbin: 'If You Think It's A Socialist Plot, Drop Out' Of Your Federal Health Program

Sen. Judd Gregg - reconciliation appropriate, supported by Senate rules... on March 16, 2005

TYT: Van Jones Explains Resignation - Cenk Not Buying It

YouTube's Craziest Baby Preachers: Viral Video Film School

Most chilling anti-war song ever: Bob Dylan - 'John Brown'

Joe Stack, terrorist

Crowd Heckles Harold Ford Jr. On Gay Marriage Stance

Sen. Leahy calls for investigation of Yoo emails

Something is very wrong...don't you think?

The truth about the Mossad

Fox News mainstreams right-wing extremists

Google Case In Italy Raises Web Freedom Concerns (NPR) {Berlusconi is Italian for "Big Brother"}

America's Circus of Shame

After the Summit nyt editorial

The Voters Will Pay.

Live remarks from Facebook users during Obama's Health Care Summit

Fairy Tale Rescue/Toxic Reality

Afflicting the Afflicted Krugman

Down With the People

National Equality vs. Tea Party: Which march matters for media?

Health Economists Urge Passage of Reform

Bill Clinton to Honor Canadian Women's Hockey Team

Behind the Tea Party Facade, Just Another Bush-League Republican

H-1B Visa Program Again Under Fire

US economy: Growth likely slowing after big year-end spurt

Health Care Summit Republicans not only obstructionist, but also out of touch with average American

Cenk Uygur:Take the Damn Vote

There is no excuse for the United States of America because if there was

St. Petersburg Times: Rubio's dubious expenses demonstrate attitude of entitlement

City of Angels on brink of abyss

David Sirota: Glenn Beck Finally Admitted His Great Desire: To 'Eradicate' Progressives

Ayn Rand, Hugely Popular Author and Inspiration to Right-Wing Leaders, Was Admirer of Serial Killer

Friday Talking Points (113) -- Republican Reconciliation Hypocrisy

Mr. President, excuse me, but sometimes you are too nice.

Anthrax Case Closing Challenged (Michael Collins, The Agonist)

Evidence That Little Touches Do Mean So Much

The Weekend Economists "Cash not Trash" Compendium February 26-28, 2010

Clueless in Kentucky

What the health-care summit taught us

GE launches project to tackle AC:DC challenge

Whaling worsens carbon release, scientists warn (BBC)

Mass Audubon remains committed to wind turbine

Global Solar Energy's Thin Film CIGS Achieves 13.2 Percent Efficiency

Vast iceberg 'may disrupt ocean currents' (BBC)

Hungarian electric car splits into two smaller cars (!?)

Whaling worsens carbon release, scientists warn

ODAC Newsletter - Feb 26

Peak oil notes - Feb 25

Oilwatch Monthly February 2010

Drumbeat: February 26, 2010

Audio interview with Bill McKibben on what to make of the climate-science scandals.

University of East Anglia rejects lost climate data claims

UN to commission independent scientific inquiry into IPCC

Clearing the Air at American Ports

Mass Transit is As American as Apple Pie

Is the climate change movement splintering? (some are reasserting their radical roots)

Storm Clouds That Threatened Arizona’s Solar Industry Pass

There is no consensus!

Electric vehicle grants scheme backfires as taxpayers subsidise £87,000 sports cars

Weather Channel Bias

From ocean to ozone: Earth's nine life-support systems

RIP: Hummer, 1992-2010

Sarkozy to oust Areva CEO Lauvergeon?

Obit: Roger Taylor; fought proposed Meramec Dam

World's largest solar-powered boat unveiled

Field Report: Plow Shares

Zero waste household. Update!

Incentives to rise for home solar arrays - A new law will double the cap on how much energy ...

Solar panel project would cover 70 acres of landfill in North Arlington and Kearny (NJ)

Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctica.

Kornheiser and Wilbon are the John Stewarts of the Sports World

Can't we just enjoy the Sports Forum without all this REAL SPORTS FAN bullshit?

Can't we just enjoy the Sports Forum without all this bullshit?

Can't we just enjoy the NFL without all the hometown bullshit.

Gatorade drops Tiger Woods

Norweigian wins 6th biathalon gold

Gatorade dropped Tiger Woods.

Tiger in Rehab for Drugs, not Sex

CBC: IOC looks into celebrations by [Canadian] women's hockey team

6-0 USA, 13 minutes into Game vs Finland

I am downright giddy for 4:30 am PST (Man City v. Chelsea)

Today's Lindsay Vonn thread...**SPOLIER***

Guatemala digs up graves in search for disappeared

US House would aid Argentine human rights trials by revealing dictatorship-era spy files

Rabs was right in his prediction: Colombia Court Rejects Uribe Third-Term Bid, Caracol Radio Says

Peru: still no justice in Bagua massacre

Cousin of Colombian President Uribe Arrested For Alleged Ties With Paramilitaries

Thousands of Zelaya supporters renew protests in Honduras

Beyond Supply and Demand: Obama’s Drug Wars in Latin America

Colombian judges deny Alvaro Uribe third term poll

Colombian judges deny Alvaro Uribe third term poll

Venezuela, a Bastion of Democracy?

Dubai names fresh suspects in Hamas killing

Israel plans more homes for East Jerusalem

For Israel, every traveler is an ambassador

Arab source: Mitchell wanted to quit over U.S. bias for Israel

Clearing the Air at American Ports

L.A. Unions Send Caravan of Food, Hope to Locked-Out Rio Tinto Miners

Today in Labor History Feb 26 A coal slag heap doubling as a dam collapsed 118 died, 5,000 homeless

PA custody ruling gives equal rights to gay parents

Ammo recall

Change of pace..IDPA pistol.

14 year-old Deer Creek Victim Says He Dreamed About School Shooting

T minus 3 days and counting......

McDonald question on illegal immigrants for the legal gurus

For your viewing pleasure

Laurence Tribe, popularizer of the "militia clause," receives appointment...

The "Modern Sporting Rifle" is the new name for an assault weapon...

Nicolo Machiavelli - Food for thought

When a firearm is fired, what makes the "bang" and how do silencers work? nt

The Last Four Minutes Of AF447

Has anyone else read "On Intelligence"? by Jeff Hawkins?

Special-ed teacher shot dead in Washington

Ancient Horned Crocodile Found—Ate Early Humans?

One of the rifles is an AR15 with a scope

Murder weapon was a black powder pistol...

F troop to the rescue again

Mayor Daley Round Table Gun Case Discussion

What Is Time?

Looking to buy a camera and need some advice.

It's been a while, hasn't it?

Sangre de Christos (early 1980's handheld, film panorama attempt)

iPhone photography: Documenting my meanderings in Miami

Critiques and comments needed.

Signs of Spring?

For those who need a smile today...

The Coleus Deva.....

Call for probe on banks’ role in Greek crisis

Goodbye to AIG?

Take the Damn Vote on the Public Option, Harry!

Why Democrats want to cover 30 Million. The GOP 3 Million

Do toxins causes autism? (etc)

Former Stripper Claims Priest Fathered Baby

Kentucky Senate Votes To Allow Public School Bible Classes

Teachers to appeal mass firings at chronically troubled Central Falls, RI, high school

Chicago Board of Education votes to destroy eight more public schools..

Christians raid voodoo service in Haiti

The NY Times Article re. "Bad Teachers" in NYC.

Eva Moskowitz has special access to Schools Chancellor Klein - and support others can only dream of

Two high school seniors were left alone to run a 2nd grade P.E class

Central Falls. This ain’t bean bag.

"Prayer of St. Francis" by Sarah MacLachlan

What should I do with the red stems of my Swiss Chard?